Health Risks Hiding in Your Home

Your home should be a place of comfort and safety, but that doesn’t happen automatically. Keeping your home safe and cozy requires some work. It starts with keeping it cleaned and orderly.   But even if everything appears to be in order, there can still be dangers lurking in your home. Here are a few hazardous items that may be hiding in your home.  Bacteria  …

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Where Should You Place Your Laundry Room?

Washers and dryers are big, bulky, and often unattractive. Additionally, they tend to collect messiness from lint, spilled detergent, dirty clothes, etc. It’s tempting to exile them to a backroom or basement. On the other hand, laundry is something that has to be done frequently, especially for those with larger families. You want to consider convenience. Since everyone’s home and personal …

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Most Common Causes of House Fires (and How to Prevent Them)

A house fire is something everyone hopes to never experience. But the reality is that there are an average 355,400 home structure fires per year. With the right precautions, however, you can greatly reduce your chances of becoming a part of this horrible statistic. Many home fires can be prevented with attentiveness and proper maintenance. …

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Dealing with Summertime Allergies

Summer is a season known for going on vacation, heading to the beach, or just soaking up some sun. It isn’t all fun and games, however, especially for people with allergies. While some people’s allergies stop with the passing of spring, many people find themselves stuffed and sniffling all the way to the fall.  If that’s you, there is good news. …

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Is Your Home’s Air Clean?

Most of us spend half of our days or more in our homes. While your home should be a place of safety and security, it can pose unexpected dangers, even in the very air you’re breathing.  With today’s talk of pollution, you may think the air indoors is safer to breath than outside. That’s generally not the case. In fact, …

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Things That May Be in Your Air Ducts

Many homeowners operate under an “out of sight, out of mind” cleaning policy. As long as you can’t see the mess, you’re okay with it existing. That’s why we have junk drawers, overflowing storage closets, and in some cases, garages where the inside is best left unseen.  While this policy works fine for the most part, there are certain areas where …

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The Dangers of Radon in Your Home

Your home should be a safe space where you feel at ease. But even if everything appears to be in order, there could be a hidden danger lurking in the air you breathe. It’s called radon.  Radon is a naturally occurring gas created from the decay of radioactive elements such as uranium and radium. There are actually trace amounts of radon in most of …

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